Renukaji Dam Project has been conceived as a storage project on Giri river in Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh. It envisages construction of 148 m high rock fill Dam on river Giri at Dadahu in Sirmaur District and a Dam toe Powerhouse. The project will provide 49800 ha m of live water storage in its reservoir and a firm water supply to the tune of 23 cumec to Delhi. The dam is proposed to be located at about 5 Kms upstream of Jateon Barrage of Giri Hydel Project and about 400 m downstream of confluence of Jogar- Ka-Khala with river Giri. The project has been declared as Project of National importance as such the cost (excluding power component) shall be borne by Govt. of India (GoI) and other beneficiary states in the ratio of 90:10.
|Design Energy (in 90% dependable year)
||221.22 GWh + 93.83 (Extra energy to be generated at Giri Power House)
||Rock fill dam with inclined impervious central core
||Steel Circular Penstock (PS), main PS with dia- 3.15 m bifurcating into two 12.50 m long PS having dia 2.25 m
||Surface Power House with 2 Nos. Vertical axis Francis Units of 20 MW capacity each